Off the press

Danna Er has been recognised by Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore’s most influential lawyers aged 40 and under for 2018

Published on 12 March 2019.

Award brief: We are delighted to announce that our Partner, Danna Er has been recognised by Singapore Business Review as one of Singapore’s most influential lawyers aged 40 and under for 2018.   Singapore Business Review has put together 20 of the most promising legal luminaries aged 40 and under for the year 2018. After…

Katong Park Towers gets Court’s nod for en bloc sale to proceed

Published on 4 October 2018.

THE sale of Katong Park Towers has been given the green light by the High Court, following some owners’ objection to the sale over factors like the method of apportionment. An order of sale was made for Katong Park Towers following a High Court hearing on Tuesday, Edwin Lee of Eldan Law told The Business…

Eldan Law mentioned in Mediation Advocacy: Power List 2017

Published on 20 August 2018.

Eldan Law has been recognized in the The “Mediation Advocacy: Power List 2017” by the Singapore Mediation Centre. The list seeks to recognise the law firms that have most advanced the use of mediation as a dispute resolution tool and are providers of a more complete suite of services. Mediation is a cost-effective and time-efficient…

Danna Er Wins The Lawyer Monthly Women in Law 2018 Award

Published on 1 August 2018.

We are delighted to announce that our Partner, Danna Er has been awarded the Women in Law 2018 Award in recognition of her outstanding legal expertise and contributions in the practice area of Dispute Resolution in Singapore. Every year the Lawyer Monthly Awards identify and honour the most respected Lawyers and Law Firms who lead…

Eldan Welcomes Back Construction Disputes Specialist

Published on 6 April 2018.

Construction disputes lawyer Danna Er has rejoined Singapore firm Eldan Law, the place she started her legal career, as a partner from Clyde & Co. Er, who was a commercial and construction arbitration associate in Clyde’s New York and Singapore offices, worked at Pinsent Masons MPillay prior to that. Specialising in disputes prevention and dispute…

Law Society Council Polls See Close Fight

Published on 26 October 2017.

The Law Society’s elections for seats on its governing council showed up one of the closest outcomes ever when two candidates were edged out in two categories by narrow margins. Thirteen candidates vied for eight posts to represent the three categories of the 5,191-strong Law Society. Lawyers with at least 15 years of practice comprise…

Annia Hsu Wins 1st Runner-up Prize In Christopher Bathurst Prize 2017

Published on 19 September 2017.

Ms. Annia Hsu of Eldan Law LLP won the first runner-up prize of the Christopher Bathurst Prize 2017. The prize seeks to honour the memory of the late Christopher Bathurst QC (1934-2009), who was a member of the Fountain Court Chambers. His cases included the landmark decision of Caparo v Dickman [1990] 2 AC 605…

First Lawyer in Singapore to be Made Queen’s Counsel in UK

Published on 14 February 2017.

A Bruneian lawyer who practises in Singapore created legal history yesterday by becoming the first national from Asean to be appointed a Queen’s Counsel. Dr Colin Ong, 49, has been recognised as “an undisputed superstar” in the market and he is reputed to be exceptionally fast in absorbing points and extremely patient, according to leading…

Our seminars

Workshop on the Employment Act

Published on 10 January 2013.

In a regular workshop organised by the Singapore Business Federation, our Daniel Koh and Looi Ming Ming will be analysing the Employment Act and related issues of employment law. A variety of topics, including maternity leave, termination of employment and restrictive covenants will be discussed. Seminar details Venue: SBF Seminar Room 2 (21st Level), Keppel…

Design & Build Contracts and Risk Management Conference

Published on 23 October 2012.

Design & Build construction contracts as a project delivery system continue to gain popularity in Singapore. Together with industry experts and partners from leading law firms, our Looi Ming Ming will be speaking about avoiding pitfalls through effective risk allocation in design-build contracts. The Design & Build Contracts and Risk Management Conference is an intensive…

Construction Claims – Recovery of Payment Under the SOP

Published on 12 July 2012.

Our Edwin Lee and Looi Ming Ming shall be speaking at this seminar organised by the Building & Estate Management Alumni. This seminar reviews all the local High Court cases relating to the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap. 30), and distills the lessons to be learnt – how should developers, contractors…

Examining Liquidated Damages: Causes, Extension of Time Provisions and Claims in Construction Contracts

Published on 10 July 2012.

Jointly organised by the Singapore Institute of Surveyors and Valuers and the Singapore Institute of Building Limited, this seminar deals with the fundamental question of time in construction contracts. The seminar focuses on the obligations of the contractor to complete the project by a certain date and the contractual consequences that follow if he does…

SIA Weekend Seminar: Lessons from the Common Issues Encountered in Security of Payment Adjudication

Published on 12 May 2012.

Organised by the Singapore Institute of Architects, this seminar gathers the common issues arising from adjudication applications under the Building and Construction Industry Security of Payment Act (Cap. 30B) and discusses their impact on Architects. As an administrator or certifier of the construction contract, the Architect’s roles, duties and liabilities brought about by the Act…

Three Sides of the Same Coin? Approaches to Enforcement of Foreign Arbitration Awards in Singapore, Australia and UK

Published on 26 April 2012.

Our Edwin Lee chairs this seminar presented by the Singapore Institute of Arbitrators. This talk discusses the approach of the courts in three jurisdictions with respect to the enforcement of foreign awards under the New York Convention, in particular, whether their analysis of who constitutes a party to an arbitration agreement under the Convention is…

Our events

Firm trip to Perth

Firm trip to Perth

Published on 14 August 2012.

We believe in working hard and playing hard too. Eldan Law’s annual firm trips are the perfect opportunity for the entire firm – lawyers, staff and their families – to let their hair down and to get to know each other just that little bit better, all while having a smashing good time. Whilst previous…